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Enhancing Climate Resilience of Gorakhpur City by Buffering Floods through Climate Resilient Peri-Urban Agriculture

Year: 2015

Brief: GEAG undertook an initiative in April to reduce the flood risks in Gorakhpur city through promoting maintenance of open spaces in the form of Peri-urban Agriculture (PUA). Maintenance of open green areas surrounding a city in the form of PUA provides flood buffering capacity to the city.